With Pebbles, the Queen of Le Châble, perched on my lap we braved the fresh autumn snow fall and headed from Le Châble in Switzerland, to Annecy in France for lunch. 'Man the windows!' Accidentally Cultured constantly wailed. Pebbles digestive system was extra bad today and I was beginning to agree she needed to stay... Continue Reading →
Amersfoort is full of surprises!
Amersfoort is a hidden gem! The medieval old town abounds with history and culture. So, here is a glimpse of what the city has to offer! Amersfoort is a flourishing city with beautiful suburbs and a well-preserved medieval old town. And, it all began as a prosperous merchant town which was granted a city charter... Continue Reading →
Gruyère cheese anyone?
"I refuse to eat that Gruyère cheese!' In other words, Accidentally Cultured (AC for short) will only eat Australian Bega cheese. This was his constant complaint all the way from Le Châble to Gruyères, along with, "I'm going to freeze my balls off!" or "I want my thermal underwear!" I'm not sure which he feared the most,... Continue Reading →
Mont Blanc – Not On My Radar
Driving to Mont Blanc Today was the first snow fall of the season! The road from Martigny in Switzerland to Mont Blanc in France was mesmerising. The entire landscape was coated in soft, glowing white sun-lit powder. It was sheer magic! 'Gareth, I really want to go up there in the cable car!' I... Continue Reading →